Navigation Links
America Reaches Major Anti-Smoking Milestone
Date:11/19/2008

in 1997, compared with sales of 344.4 billion sticks projected for 2008. Additionally, cigarette consumption in 2007 (360.5 billion sticks) declined by five percent from 2006 levels (379.5 billion sticks). That reduction marks the largest one-year percentage decrease in cigarette sales since 1999. The data and projections are based on calculations by the NAAG'S Tobacco Project using Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau data combined with cigarette import data from U.S. Customs.

"The Master Settlement Agreement placed significant restrictions on the advertising and marketing practices of the tobacco companies, and also provided funding for an effective anti-smoking public education campaign targeted directly at youth," said Cheryl Healton, Dr. P.H., President and CEO of the American Legacy Foundation. "These new numbers conclusively demonstrate that the combination of these two factors -- together with the hard work of the Attorneys General and the public health community -- has resulted in a major reduction in smoking rates since the MSA was signed."

One of the MSA's most important public health contributions was the creation of a national public health foundation dedicated to reducing tobacco use in the United States. Funding negotiated by the states created the American Legacy Foundation(R) with the mission to build a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. Legacy has invested approximately $600 million inthe nation's most successful youth smoking prevention campaign, truth(R). The campaign, known for its edgy advertising and nationwide summer grassroots tour, has been credited with 22 percent of the overall decline in youth smoking during its first two years (from 2000-2002), according to an article published in the March 2005 edition of the American Journal of Public Health. Since then, a number of other studies have further reiterated the efficacy of the truth(R)'/>"/>

SOURCE American Legacy Foundation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Campaign for Americas Future Memorandum: Katrina Storm Warning
6. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
7. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
8. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
9. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
10. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
11. America On the Move and More Than 1,500 YMCAs Kick Off Steptember 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... , ... August 04, 2015 , ... The goal of ... though the desire for invasive surgery to achieve this ideal is not. But minimally ... people crave without the high cost or lengthy recovery time, according to Valerie ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Loyola University ... that its RN to BSN and Master of Science in Nursing in ... June 2020 from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... ... Nathan’s Famous was recently featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Biz ... their industry. Andrew Tropeano, the host of NewsWatch and business expert, conducted the business ... 50% Reduced Fat All-Beef Frank variety and is celebrating summer with Nathan’s Original ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Please join us for the 4th ... 20th at Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton, NY. , Doris Connor was a ... at the young age of 59. Her family and friends have since become steadfast ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... 04, 2015 , ... IN AMERICA and the program's host, ... Depression affects millions of Americans every single year. To help people obtain a ... with the latest segment produced with the assistance of several top medical professionals. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Considering fillers, tighteners or laser resurfacing? 2Health News:Considering fillers, tighteners or laser resurfacing? 3Health News:Considering fillers, tighteners or laser resurfacing? 4Health News:Loyola University New Orleans Awarded Accreditation for its Online RN to BSN and MSN Programs 2Health News:Loyola University New Orleans Awarded Accreditation for its Online RN to BSN and MSN Programs 3Health News:Loyola University New Orleans Awarded Accreditation for its Online RN to BSN and MSN Programs 4Health News:Celebrate Summer with Nathan’s Famous Original Selfie Sweepstakes 2Health News:Celebrate Summer with Nathan’s Famous Original Selfie Sweepstakes 3Health News:4th Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial Event for Brain Aneurysm Awareness to be Held in Brewerton, NY with Proceeds Benefitting Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 2Health News:4th Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial Event for Brain Aneurysm Awareness to be Held in Brewerton, NY with Proceeds Benefitting Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 3
... IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 3 Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), ... John McDermott, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present ... at the Canaccord Adams 3rd Annual Cardiovascular Conference at the Nikko ... Event: Canaccord Adams 3rd Annual Cardiovascular ...
... the same holds true for humans, researchers say , TUESDAY, Nov. ... sweet life may also be the short life. , New research ... 20 percent of their life span. , It,s unclear what ... impact of diets high in sugar, according to the study authors, ...
... is also a prescription for self-esteem among breast cancer ... Medicine research. Breast cancer survivors who lift weights regularly ... more satisfied with their intimate relationships compared with survivors ... study published in the journal Breast Cancer Research ...
... ... in Jackson, Miss. has started posting surgical videos as part of a new section ... surgery to correct sunken chest syndrome in pediatric patients. As part the new portion ... unique procedure by way of video. , ...
... 3 Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS ), the ... revenues of $507.3 million and operating income of $15.4 million ... of $18.1 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, includes an ... share, in net realized and unrealized gains on investments and ...
... claims and risk management provider Avizent announced today the introduction ... medical experts are involved in workers, compensation claims from day ... the new service is to safely return injured employees to ... workers, comp claims. Avizent is one of only a few ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Endologix to Present at Three Upcoming Conferences 2Health News:Sugar Shortens Life Span in Worms 2Health News:Weight training boosts breast cancer survivors' body image and intimate relationship satisfaction 2Health News:New Video Post Shows Minimally Invasive Procedure To Correct Sunken Chest Syndrome 2Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 6Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 7Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 8Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 9Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 10Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 11Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 12Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 13Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 14Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 15Health News:Triple-S Management Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results 16Health News:Avizent's New TeamCOMP Approach Helps Ensure Lower Workers' Comp Costs and Faster Claims Resolution 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... Calif. , Aug. 3, 2015  Depomed, Inc. ... commented on Horizon Pharma plc,s (NASDAQ: HZNP ) ... Board of Directors ("Depomed Board") set a record date ... meeting. The Depomed Board will review ... request is received today and contains the information required ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 3, 2015 Cooperative ... military surgical research and top-tier universities for ... to severe wound treatments for critical-care patients ... medicine and tissue-engineered skin substitute advancements.  Biotech ... in focus are Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... -- Biosensors International Group, Ltd. ("Biosensors" or the ... a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical ... fiscal quarter ended 30 June 2015 ("Q1 FY16"). ... , Biosensors continued to make ... by lower operating expenses and operational improvement. Operating ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Depomed Comments on Horizon Pharma Announcement 2Depomed Comments on Horizon Pharma Announcement 3Depomed Comments on Horizon Pharma Announcement 4Depomed Comments on Horizon Pharma Announcement 5Depomed Comments on Horizon Pharma Announcement 6Biotech Advancements Coupled with Collaborative Partnerships Focus on Developing Orphan Drug Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe Wound Conditions 2Biotech Advancements Coupled with Collaborative Partnerships Focus on Developing Orphan Drug Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe Wound Conditions 3Biotech Advancements Coupled with Collaborative Partnerships Focus on Developing Orphan Drug Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe Wound Conditions 4Biotech Advancements Coupled with Collaborative Partnerships Focus on Developing Orphan Drug Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe Wound Conditions 5Biotech Advancements Coupled with Collaborative Partnerships Focus on Developing Orphan Drug Products & Treatments for Critical-Care Patients With Severe Wound Conditions 6Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 2Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 3Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 4Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 5Biosensors Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016 6
... Fla., Sept. 30 TMS Health, the largest ... U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry, is expanding its Boca Raton ... as the nation,s leading healthcare dedicated communications company ... extend the sales and marketing reach of its ...
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, ... USP, an anti-mitotic chemotherapy drug. According to IMS, ... United States approximated $17 million. Sagent will begin ... has launched six products in the third quarter ...
Cached Medicine Technology:TMS Health Continues to Expand - Adding Over 60 New Jobs at Boca Raton Headquarters 2Sagent Pharmaceuticals Launches Vinorelbine Injection, USP 2
The Invacare Pulse Oximeter provides fast, reliable SpO2 and pulse-rate measurements on any patient from infant to adult. It's designed for simple, accurate spot-checking and is a member of a full-li...
The miniSPO 2 T has the same advanced DOX digital technology as our multiple parameter vital signs monitors and lets you evaluate oxygen saturation and heart rate in a broad range of patients, from n...
The PalmSAT® 2500 series are small, yet versatile digital pulse oximeters for accurate assessment of blood oxygen saturation and pulse rate. Choose alarm or non-alarm versions for your portable ...
... The Avant® 4000 System with Bluetooth® ... connections while ensuring reliable and secure ... in a small package. The lightweight ... to a small tabletop display, improving ...
Medicine Products: